88 Chocolate Truffle

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The Chefs' Knowledge: The modern culinary repertoire

By Chandos Elletson

Published 2022

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The secret is in the name. The actual truffle — the fragrant, earthy, gem that is found in certain types of woodland and beloved of chefs and diners alike — is rare and expensive. It is celebrated with reverence. Well, so the chocolate truffle which was invented to mirror its more famous namesake and become a symbol of luxury at the other end of the meal.

The chocolate in question is made into a ganache — a creamy mixture of cream, butter and chocolate — and either rolled in cocoa p